The Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy Program provides leadership and co-ordination for nitiatives in Innu education and training. The ASETS Program operates from within Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation , . The primary role of the ASETS Program is in policy development and strategicand educational initiatives that benifits the Sheshatshiu Innu First Natioin . This is accomplished in the spirit of cooperation and consultation with many groups and individuals, such as school administrators, educators, students, parents, Aboriginal and community organizations and other government. The ASETS Program works in partnership with First Nations communities and organization in Newfounland & Labrador
Financial support will be provided for:
Work Experience – program will be offered to members of the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation that:
The employment counselling is provided by the Employment Councilor. This counselling service is basically a chance to discuss what ASETS can offer and what steps to take to successfully reach the clients goal.
The client will gain:
SIFN’s ASETS Wage Subsidy is designed to bring employers and employees together by providing funding to employers to hire unemployed SIFN members. The program supports employer/employee connections that promote sustainable long-term employment or seasonal employment. The wage subsidy, hourly wage & duration will be discussed between the possible employer & the ASETS manager.
Cultural Development – a program that is designed for youth high at risk between the ages of 13 to 19 years of age, who have been out of school for at least for one year and facing barriers to employment.
The Client will gain:
Summer Worker Experience
Provide meaningful summer work experience to clients;
Client will gain:
Child Care Services – The Shakashtueu Pishum Daycare will provide 8 spaces to the community to allow parents to participate in Labour Market Programs and employment.
Career Information Center
The ASETS department is also equipped with a career information center for public use. Within the career information center, we have 4 computers that have full access to the internet as well as a printer. The ASETS staff welcomes all community members, especially students whom may want to use our career information center.